Program Launch: September 2005
Founded in 1901, Riverside Community Hospital (RCH) is a 373 licensed bed, full-service acute care hospital in the heart of the Inland Empire. With over 500 physicians on staff, representing over 200 specialties and over 1,900 employees, Riverside Community Hospital is an Inland Empire leader in providing advanced, comprehensive health care to the Inland region. RCH houses the largest Emergency Room and Trauma Center in the Inland Empire at 50 beds with an average wait time of only 15 minutes. RCH is one of Riverside County’s only STEMI (heart attack) receiving centers and is a fully accredited Chest Pain Center. Centers of Excellence include the HeartCare Institute, offering invasive and non-invasive cardiac procedures, Center of Excellence for Surgical Weight Loss, the Transplant Program and a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
A variety of clinical opportunities are always available, but may change based on the site’s needs. Areas typically available at this site include:
*Scholars will serve their first rotation in one of these areas.
Health System Opportunities
As a Health Scholar, you may have the opportunity to explore administrative opportunities in addition to clinical opportunities. For those interested in administration, you will complete at least one clinical rotation and then apply for an administrative department. The departments and projects vary based on the site’s needs. Here are examples of recent administrative opportunities at this site:
Student Leadership Program
Scholars may also gain health care administration and leadership experience by joining our student leadership program.
Riverside Community Hospital
4445 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92501